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Type-2 Diabetes

Possible Role of High-Dose Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Halting Type 1 Diabetes Progression

There is a great need to identify “safe” and effective therapies that may prevent and positively impact the progression of autoimmune disorders, like Type 1 diabetes (T1D). Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D are both safe therapies with known anti-inflammatory effects and immuno-modulating properties, respectively.  There have been several reports…

A ‘Mini-Organ’ Delivering Real Insulin in Real Time – BioHub

The DRI BioHub is a bioengineered “mini organ” that mimics the native pancreas. It contains real insulin-producing cells that can sense blood sugar and release the precise amount of insulin needed — in real time. To the millions living with diabetes, the DRI BioHub brings the promise of natural insulin…


If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with diabetes or even prediabetes, it may feel like a life sentence. Most people think that medication and even higher level treatments, like insulin, are inevitable. But, the reality is that a lot can be done to improve your health, and…

What Is Diabetes?

Diabetes Diabetes is a medical condition in which the body cannot metabolize sugar due to either little or no production of insulin (Type 1) or because of insulin resistance (Type 2). Approximately 29.1 million or 9.3% of the U.S. Population suffer from diabetes. Of the two types, type 2 is…